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February 21st, 2011

February's Roller Coaster Like Weather Will Continue

Temps around the region will begin to plummet once again Wednesday.

The month of February has produced temperatures that resemble spring for a few days, only to drop back down to what almost feels like conditions that would be more appropriate for Siberia.

Daniels Fund Announces Grants to Wyoming Nonprofits

Daniels Fund announces over $1 million in grants for Wyoming nonprofits.

The Daniels Fund has announced that they've awarded $1.1 million in grants to over 10 nonprofits in Wyoming. One of the recipients is Volunteers of America Northern Rockies in Sheridan.

Buffalo City Council Approves Resolutions

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

A number of Resolutions were approved by Buffalo's City Council at last week's meeting, approving a grant application, the course of a trail and a company to pursue a fiber optic line into the city. City planner Zach Montgomery explains Resloution No. 1308.

JoCo Courthouse to Receive Security System

The Johnson County Courthouse will get a new security system after the county commissioners approved a request from Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly to allow Comtronics, Inc. to install security cameras and recording equipment in the courthouse.

City Audit Shows Compliance Issues

The City of Buffalo's recent audit has been completed and Robert Dahill of McGee, Hearne & Paiz CPAs gave a report to the council at their meeting last week.

February 20th

DSA Wins Main Street Award

The Wyoming Main Street program is part of the Downtown Sheridan Association's Master Plan.

Downtown Sheridan Association Executive Director Stacie Coe and her assistant Bonnie Gregory traveled to Cheyenne last week to attend the quarterly meeting of Main Street Managers from around the state.

Film Incentive Bill Renewed

Representative Rosie Berger (two to the left of John Wayne) and Representative Jon Botten (4th from the right in the back row) at the Film Incentive Bill Renewal Signing.

Thursday the $1 million Film Incentive Bill, Senate File 41 – also known as Fifi – passed renewal, with the help of a cowboy icon.

County, City Join Forces for Economic Development

Johnson County Commissioners

At the Johnson County Commission meeting last Tuesday, Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery and County Planner Rob Yingling presented an agreement to the commission drafted between the two entities to jointly apply for state and Federal funding for economic development in Buffalo and Johnson County.

New Jo Co Commissioner: 'About What I expected'

Johnson County Commissioner John Gibbs

The newest Johnson County Commissioner, John Gibbs, says his first couple of months on the job have been an adjustment and he is still learning, but so far it is pretty much what he expected it to be and he is enjoying the job.

Beat the Winter Blues Fund Raiser

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A packed Sheridan County Exhibit Hall, supporting the furry friends at the Dog & Cat Shelter.

It was a full house as hundreds packed into the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds Saturday night, despite the winter storm that blew in for the “Beat the Winter Blues,” a fundraiser for the Dog and Cat Shelter.  The attendance went way beyond what Shelter Director Cel Hope expected or